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ehud oren: photosynthesis
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nov 26, 2011
ehud oren: photosynthesis



‘photosynthesis’ collection by ehud oren
H110cm (from the floor to the top: 140cm) x W110 x D60 cm
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israeli artist ehud oren presents ‘photosynthesis’ at braverman gallery in tel aviv. curated by new york-based design studio ghiora aharoni,
the furniture objects on show are a reinterpretation of the mundane, as oren shrouds domestic items, such as a bench, dresser and armoires,
with printed photographs of every day street-scapes of tel aviv and new york city. the juxtaposition of exterior and interior objects
and landscapes prompts the viewer to question notions of routine and familiarity. the quotidian critique celebrates the seemingly
stagnant surroundings and realities most individuals take for granted.


‘trapezoid’ dresser
image courtesy ehud oren



‘bark bar’
 H110 x L320 x D60 cm
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‘bark bar’ alternate view
image courtesy of ehud oren



‘I’m single etc’
H70 x L30 x D50 cm
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side view
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wide view of the gallery space
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‘decompression1′
H60 x W60 x D60 cm

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‘decompression’ side view with drawers open
image courtesy of ehud oren


‘deconstruction2′ a dresser with an image of a building exterior shrouding the front
H18 x L50 x D50 cm (the distance between each 2  drawers on the narrow side is 15 cm)
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detailed view of ‘deconstruction2′
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gallery panoramic
image courtesy of ehud oren


wide view of the four armoire towers
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left image: ‘tower’, an elongated armoire decorated in a building-exterior cityscape image
right image: alternate view of the ‘tower’ showing the painted-green shelving system and an additional armoire piece in the background
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the four towers of the ‘photosynthesis’
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detailed view of a building exterior image coating one of the city armoires
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three of the four towers in progress
image courtesy of ehud oren


the ‘asphalt trunk’ work in progress
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‘bark bar’ in progress
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‘bark bar’ in progress
image courtesy of ehud oren


I’m single etc’
image courtesy of ehud oren

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